Photo: Seyi Olofinjana (left) with NNL Chairman, George Aluo
By Tayo Ogunseye
Former Super Eagles midfielder Seyi Olofinjana has declared that he is impressed in the NNL match day One involving Smart City and Edel at the Onikan Stadium on Monday.
Olofinjana who spoke after watching the two sides play out a 1-1 draw said there is a very massive improvement in the NNL even as he commended the George Aluo led NNL board for taking steps to make the league attractive.
“I m impressed with what I saw today. Good officiating, fine football artistry by very young players paraded by the two teams. The organisers of the league are doing a good job,” Olofinjana stated.
The Smart City, Edel tie was one in which the two teams gave the fans a lot to cheer. Smart City dominated the first half and drew the first blood in the 20th minute courtesy of Chinonso Uzoma’s strike.
Edel returned in the second half determined not to leave for Nnewi empty handed. They got rewarded in the 55th minute when Arinze Anya got the equaliser.